Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible for financial aid?

To apply for financial aid, you must 

  • Have a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) certificate
  • Enroll at least half-time and be working toward a degree or certificate
  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen
  • Have a valid Social Security number
  • Maintain a satisfactory grade point average and academic progress in college
  • Sign a promissory note (for loans)
  • Register with the Selective Service, if required
  • Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
  • Complete the CSS Profile Application